Definition of Clumber

1. Noun. A thickset spaniel with longish silky hair.

Exact synonyms: Clumber Spaniel
Generic synonyms: Spaniel



Definition of Clumber

1. n. A kind of field spaniel, with short legs and stout body, which, unlike other spaniels, hunts silently.

Definition of Clumber

1. a stocky spaniel [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Clumber

cluebats
clued
clueful
cluefulness
clueing
clueless
cluelessly
cluelessness
clues
cluestick
cluesticks
cluey
cluing
clum
clumb
clumber (current term)
clumber spaniel
clumbers
clump
clump block
clump blocks
clump up
clumped
clumped up
clumper
clumpers
clumpier
clumpiest
clumpiness
clumpinesses

Literary usage of Clumber

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1. A History and Description of the Modern Dogs of Great Britain and Ireland by Rawdon Briggs Lee (1897)
"THE clumber SPANIEL. WITH the Irish water spaniel it may be said that shows have wrought less change in the clumber spaniel than they have done in any other ..."

2. British Dogs, Their Points, Selection, and Show Preparation by William D. Drury (1903)
"I know of no clumber Spaniel now being exhibited showing so distinctly the head properties—so much valued by clumber breeders —as did Nabob, a clumber that ..."

3. A History of Nottinghamshire by Cornelius Brown (1891)
"The noble seats which have won for the district the name of' The Dukeries'— clumber, Thoresby, and Welbeck—give a charm to it that ..."

4. Observations on Several Parts of Great Britain, Particularly the High-lands by William Gilpin (1808)
"clumber-park, the feat of the duke of ... clumber-park will hardly be worth a traveller's notice before the next century. ..."

5. The Travels Through England of Dr. Richard Pococke, Successively Bishop of by Richard Pococke, James Joel Cartwright (1888)
"To the west of this, the Duke of Newcastle has a park, called clumber Park, which is about fourteen miles round. London, A«g. 21st, 1750. ..."

6. The Autobiography and Correspondence of Mary Granville, Mrs. Delany: With by Delany (Mary) (1861)
"... mentioned by Horace Walpole as at clumber, and as being attributed to Correggio, though in reality painted by Furini. Sigismunda is bending over a ..."

7. The Complete Dog Book by William Arthur Bruette (1921)
"THE clumber SPANIEL This handsome and useful member of the Spaniel ... The clumber Spaniel is easily trained, easily controlled, and unusually intelligent. ..."

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